Jazz Quad Review for Chris Klaxton ‘Collage’

March 4, 2016Reviews

by Leonid Auskern, Jazz Quad Американскому трубачу Крису Клэкстону повезло с учителями. Уже обучаясь в Университете Нью-Хемпшира он познакомился со знаменитым Кларком Терри и стал на какой-то период его ассистентом и тур-менеджером. Впоследствии он много почерпнул и у других элитных трубачей мирового джаза – Дэйва Дугласа и, особенно, Теренса Блэнчарда, в комбо которого ему довелось … Read More

Collage by Chris Klaxton Reviewed by All About Jazz!

March 3, 2016Reviews

By James Nadal, All About Jazz With each release, the current crop of young lions demonstrate they have what it takes to come up with novel ideas, keeping the music renewed. Since his 2014 debut of “Starcode,”—a foray into cosmic jazz—trumpeter Chris Klaxtonhas remained perpetually engaged and appears not to slow down on Collage , … Read More

Zane Rodulfo’s ‘Pathways’ Reviewed by All About Jazz

March 3, 2016Reviews

by James Nadal, All About Jazz If a record cover can be any indication of the content of the music it encases, then Pathways, by drummer/composerZane Rodulfo, has the perfect depiction. It shows Rodulfo walking along a well-worn rainforest trail, drumsticks in hand with a look of absolute confidence that he knows where he is … Read More

Smooth Jazz Vibes Praises Jackie Gage & Brandee Younger

March 2, 2016Features, Reviews

What We’re Listening To by Peter Boehi, Sooth Jazz Vibes  Jackie Gage – Siren Songs (2016) Singer Jackie Gage is a truly great discovery, her debut album is one of the very best albums to come my way in a long time. Jazzy, soulful, interesting, entertaining, original… I could go on. There is also a … Read More